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88 specimens found
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Epidote/Clinozoisite on Calcite scalenohedral
stock #ALEC-20-086
VAG Mine, Lowell & Eden
Vermont, United States
3.5 x 1.9 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $140
Fall 2015

From what is commonly called Eden Mills, this is a very unusual combination. A single scalenohedron of Calcite hosts a lustrous Epidote crystal and sprays of clear Natrolite crystals as well. In good condition overall, the Epidote is broken on one end but fine otherwise, good magnifications reveals chipping on the Natrolites but is not naked-eye visible.
Fluorite on Sphalerite
stock #15.1-516
Elmwood Mine, Carthage
Tennessee, United States
4.5 x 3 x 2.9 CM (miniature)
price: $290
Fall 2015

Sharp multi-stepped and transparent light purple cube of Fluorite perched on a dark Sphalerite matrix. From the Elmwood mine, a classic example that is pristine and very attractive. No damage seen and with incredible geometric steps. Esthetic yet affordable.
Elbaite on Microcline
stock #A7-333-125E
Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck
Connecticut, United States
4.9 x 4.5 x 1.8 CM (miniature)
price: $550
Fall 2015

A sweet miniature with a great form from the collection of Larry White. Classic locale, the Elbaite here is 2.3 CM long and has a clear green section one one end. Doubly terminated with one end rather crudely recrystallized. The Microcline plate provides a fine contrast. Choice.
Elbaite & Quartz
stock #A7-327-198
Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck
Connecticut, United States
3.2 x 1.6 x 1 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $490
Fall 2015

A sweet small multi color gem tourmaline on a milky quartz crystal. Classic old Gillette quarry specimen from the Larry White collection. The tourmaline is very sharp, clear and undamaged. Esthetic and choice, better in person.
stock #ALEC-20-092
VAG Mine, Lowell & Eden
Vermont, United States
3.6 x 1.2 x 1 CM (miniature)
price: $180
Fall 2015

Brilliant lustrous and in fine condition, this Epidote is a deep green to brownish- golden color, translucent and very sharp. The VAG mine has been closed for years and is a classic American locale. A particularly fine example from the heyday of collecting in the 1970's.
Elbaite with Lepidolite ex Johansson collected in 1935
stock #15.1-603
Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin Co.
Maine, United States
3.5 x 2.5 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $160
Fall 2015

A fine small specimen of a gem grade Tourmaline from this classic locale famed for purple Apatites. Collected by Warren Johansson his original label reads "Collected 1935 at old tool house near the Keith Quarry". The Elbaite is crudely terminated, it may have been recrystallized. Some chips are noted with 10X magnification. With great color and clarity and a bit of history too.
Fluorite w. Quartz
stock #ALEC-32-233
Cantera Llamas, Duyos, Caravia
Asturias, Spain
2.5 x 2.3 x 1.8 CM (thumbnail)
price: $130
Fall 2015

Simple cube of transparent Fluorite with modified edges with a small matrix of Quartz. Pale color and some internal clouding but as seen a nice example of the find at Llamas Quarry in quite good condition. Small natural contacts as seen and a cleave on the bottom where removed that is not seen on display. Better in person too.
stock #ALEC-19-114
Palermo Mine, Groton, Grafton Co.
New Hampshire, United States
4.6 x 1.5 x 1 CM (miniature)
price: $280
Fall 2015

An uncommon Apatite, this is a particularly esthetic example from the Palermo Mine which is famed for its rare Phosphates. Sharp tabular hexagonal crystals are grouped in a stalactitic spire form. In excellent condition for 360 degree display the only damage is at the original points of attachment.
88 specimens found
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